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Veterinarians from Past Groups

Education Series

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Dr. Ackerman interviews veterinarians who have successfully sold their practice over the last three years. Hear what veterinarians like yourself have to say about the process.

Roadblocks to Completing your Practice Sale

Education Series

Dr. Gary Ackerman

You have negotiated your Practice Sale and are now in due diligence.  What kinds of things can derail your transaction?  Dr. Ackerman will share his experience and help you avoid the roadblocks to completing your transaction.

What to consider (other than price) when selling your Veterinary Practice

Education Series

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Price is not the only consideration when selling your practice.  Multiples and pricing is at an all time high but how do you know you are getting the best value when selling your practice.  Dr. Ackerman explains the other factors that are just as important as price.

State of the Corporate Market January 2020

Education Series

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Hear Dr. Ackerman's update on the corporate consolidation of veterinary medicine.  Who are the dominant buyers in the market and what does this mean for the industry.

Ghosts of Veterinarians Past

Education Series

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Hear from clients who have sold to the Corporate market in the past three years.  Learn what obstacles they faced to get their practice sold.  Did expectations match reality for these clients?

What the Heck is EBITDA

Education Series

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Dr. Ackerman discusses the much used term EBITDA and why it is important to understand how it can affect the value of your practice.

Small Practice Demand in the Corporate Market

Education Series

Dr. Gary Ackerman

Dr. Ackerman and Tom Wheeler discuss the current demand in the market for smaller practices.  One doctor practices with production under $1.5 MM are in demand for several corporate buyers.  We will discuss what valuations and sale structure to expect from these buyers.
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